On The Front Lines


Everyday The Rutherford Institute is waging a battle to protect the human rights and civil liberties of all people. Whether challenging undue government suppression of civil liberties in the courts or calling upon political leaders to strengthen their commitment to universal moral values, The Rutherford Institute works tirelessly to maintain the rights enshrined in the Constitution, and regain those that have been lost to government intrusion.

On the Front Lines will keep you abreast of the most recent actions The Rutherford Institute has undertaken in its fight for human rights and civil liberties. From pending litigation to victories for human rights and civil liberties, On the Front Lines is the place to find information on the most pressing issues of the day.The Rutherford Institute is waging for our rights in the courts and beyond. On The Front Lines (Rutherford Press Alerts) will keep you up-to-date on the crucial battles




Recent Articles


May 21, 2015
John W. Whitehead to Appear in ‘The Root: Excessive Force’ Documentary on TheBlazeTV (5/21, 5 pm ET), to Discuss Loss of Civil Liberties in a Police State

May 18, 2015
The Rutherford Institute Commends President Obama for Curbing Military Recycling Program but Warns Against Battlefield Mindset Among Police

May 08, 2015
Federal Court Denies Protection to Disabled Man Wrongfully Arrested and Locked up in Mental Health Facility Based on Slurred Speech, Unsteady Gait

May 07, 2015
Victory: Federal Appeals Court Declares NSA Domestic Spying on Telephone Calls Illegal, ‘Staggering’ in Scope, and Unauthorized by USA Patriot Act

May 04, 2015
VICTORY: Harrisonburg Officials Rescind Threat of Criminal Charges Against Local Church Over Its Display of Pro-Life Messages on Private Property

April 29, 2015
Federal Appeals Court Refuses to Reinstate Lawsuit Over Marine's Arrest, Detention Due to Facebook Posts; Attorneys Plan to Appeal to Supreme Court

April 21, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Rules 6-3 That Police Cannot Prolong Traffic Stops in Order to Instigate a Search by a Drug-Sniffing Dog

April 14, 2015
John W. Whitehead Details Government's War on the American People in His New Book 'Battlefield America,' Which Hits Bookstores Today (4/14/15)

April 09, 2015
John W. Whitehead to Debut New Book 'Battlefield America' and Discuss Government's War on the American People on 'Glenn Beck Live'

March 30, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Protect Right of Students to Wear American Flag T-Shirt to School, Affirms Ruling That Patriotic Garments Are Disruptive

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